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4 Lessons From 8 Years of a Completely Remote Team
June 22, 2021
4 Lessons From 8 Years of a Completely Remote Team

Eight years. 110 people. One shared purpose. Aha! turned eight this year with some virtual high-fives and shout-outs. The day mostly passed without fanfare though — our…

6 Surprising Tips for Better Product Team Meetings
June 10, 2021
6 Surprising Tips for Better Product Team Meetings

Take an incremental and immediate approach to reflection by carving out time in each meeting for a mini retro — whether it is a specific sprint or project. You can…

Why We Do Not Have "Zoom Fatigue"
June 1, 2021
Why We Do Not Have "Zoom Fatigue"

"Can you hear me?" "Are you muted?" "Did we lose them?" You are likely tired of hearing these questions that working remotely over the last year has led to. The pandemic…

Aha! Launches Fully Extendable Agile Development Tool
May 26, 2021
Aha! Launches Fully Extendable Agile Development Tool

Today is a big day. We are making our most significant product announcement since we founded Aha! back in August 2013. I am thrilled to announce Aha! Develop — a…

The Product Manager vs. the Engineering Manager
May 13, 2021
The Product Manager vs. the Engineering Manager

Product managers and engineering managers work together to solve customer problems. But many lack clarity around who does what during each phase of product development.…

The Founder's Paradox: How to Be a Visionary and Get Paid Now
May 11, 2021
The Founder's Paradox: How to Be a Visionary and Get Paid Now

"She with a plan wins." The best boss I ever had said this. (Often.) She was a mentor to me and her mantra became one of my own. I referenced this line in some of my…

Stop Applying to Be a Product Manager
April 27, 2021
Stop Applying to Be a Product Manager

What is an entry-level job in a technology company today? I know that it can be challenging for recent college graduates to find meaningful opportunities. Many…

Feature Innovation vs. Product Innovation
April 19, 2021
Feature Innovation vs. Product Innovation

It takes confidence to be a product manager. You have to be certain that your product solves the right problems for the right people. This requires that you understand…

Aha! Welcomes Maryville Consulting Group to Partner Program
April 6, 2021
Aha! Welcomes Maryville Consulting Group to Partner Program

Great partnerships are powerful. Last year, we launched the Aha! Partner program to give our customers access to Aha! certified advisors who can help folks use our…

Meet the Aha! Fellows — Spring 2021 Class
April 5, 2021
Meet the Aha! Fellows — Spring 2021 Class

Success is an invitation to give back. I am proud that our team at Aha! is helping thousands of customers build towards a better future. But I believe the most meaningful…

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